Perfect Hot Chocolate

Perfect Hot Chocolate

If the weather outside is frightful, do not fret. This classic recipe will hit the spot!

1
Servings
413
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Ounce dark or semisweet chocolate
  • 1 Tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 Cup milk
  • 2 Tablespoons superfine sugar
  • 1 pinch sea salt

Directions

Over low heat in a small saucepan, combine chocolate, cocoa powder, and half of the milk. Stir continuously with a whisk until chocolate is completely melted. Add remaining milk and pinch of sea salt. Gently simmer over medium-low heat until warmed through. Stir in superfine sugar to taste.

Pour hot chocolate into a mug and top with whipped cream or chocolate covered marshmallows. Garnish with a small peppermint candy cane. Serves 1.

Hot Chocolate Shopping Tip

There are so many varieties of chocolate on the shelves today it can be overwhelming to pick one – as a general rule of thumb, the fewer the ingredients, the better the chocolate.

Hot Chocolate Cooking Tip

When melting chocolate, use a double boiler and stir occasionally to avoid scorching chocolate at the bottom of the bowl.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
17g
26%
Sugar
58g
N/A
Saturated Fat
10g
50%
Cholesterol
24mg
8%
Protein
10g
20%
Carbs
63g
21%
Vitamin A
112µg
12%
Vitamin B12
1µg
18%
Vitamin B6
0.1mg
5.2%
Vitamin D
3µg
1%
Vitamin E
0.2mg
1.2%
Vitamin K
2µg
3%
Calcium
292mg
29%
Fiber
4g
15%
Folate (food)
18µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
18µg
4%
Iron
2mg
10%
Magnesium
84mg
21%
Monounsaturated
5g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.5mg
2.3%
Phosphorus
282mg
40%
Polyunsaturated
0.8g
N/A
Potassium
508mg
15%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.5mg
26.9%
Sodium
227mg
9%
Sugars, added
45g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
8.8%
Zinc
2mg
12%

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